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A story about an unlikely hero (a plant pathologist) who saved California’s heritage vines from being wiped out.

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For Syrah lovers, here is an introduction to 8 lessor-known varieties that you should know about. Not only will you enjoy these wines, but you’ll also find that many of them are surprisingly affordable. Happy tasting!

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The west coast of the United States offers several pristine climates for producing outstanding Syrah wine. See where they grow best and learn about the unique wines from each region.

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This small wine region straddles the Oregon-Washington border and offers some of the best examples of Syrah in the United States.

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The Story of Tokaji Wine

Posted to Learn About Wine on July 20th.

The sweet wines of Tokaj offer a compelling story of Hungary’s role in the modern history of wine. The wine was treasured by sophisticates from Joseph Haydn to King Louis XIV and because this, the wine inspired many derivatives from France to…

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Get to know Hungarian wines with an introduction of 4 of Hungary’s most intriguing wine regions: Tokaj, Villány, Eger and Nagy Somló.

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Here are 7 wine words that help describe those indescribable flavors we taste in wine.

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All About English Wine

Posted to Learn About Wine on July 13th.

If you’re curious about the growing buzz around English wine, this introductory guide to the wines of England will help you get to know the major emerging regions, grapes varieties and styles that are putting England on the map.

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Learn how to find great Alsatian wines on your own by understanding the region’s wine classification system. You’ll learn about the styles of Alsatian wines but also get to make sense of how the varied soils affect top wines including Riesling, Gewürztraminer and Pinot Gris.

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Here is a clever way to use the foil on the top of a wine bottle as a cork holder. We learned this cork trick in a wine bar in Verona.

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